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Towards an indium single-ion optical frequency standard

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8 Author(s)
Becker, T. ; Max-Planck-Institute fur Quantenoptik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Garching, Germany ; Eichenseer, M. ; Nevsky, A.Yu. ; Peik, E.
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Summary form only given. A single laser-cooled ion in a radio frequency trap represents a good approximation to the spectroscopic ideal of an atom in a perturbation-free environment. A narrow transition in such an ion can serve as a reference for a frequency standard of very high accuracy and stability.

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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, 2001. QELS '01. Technical Digest. Summaries of Papers Presented at the

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11-11 May 2001